CDC's death and mortality report for 2005,

According to EPA's sludge policy (40 CFR 503.9(t)) the pollutants (i.e., organic chemical substances,
inorganic chemical substances and pathogenic organisms -- bacteria and viruses, etc.) in sewage products
recycled for beneficial use on food crops, parks, school grounds, home lawns and gardens could have had
a significant impact  in the cause of deaths.

Click on highlighted web address to see which pollutant(s) may have contributed to deaths.

The 15 leading causes of death in 2005 were the following:                                             Total

1.   Diseases of heart (heart disease)                                                                                         652,091
2.   Malignant neoplasms (cancer)                                                                                              559,312
3. Cerebrovascular diseases (stroke)                                                                                         143,579
4. Chronic lower respiratory diseases                                                                                         130,933
5. Accidents (unintentional injuries)                                                                                            117,809

6. Diabetes mellitus (diabetes)                                                                                                      75,119
7.  Alzheimer’s disease                                                                                                                  71,599
8. Influenza and pneumonia                                                                                                          63,001
9. Nephritis ,nephrotic syndrome and nephrosis (kidney disease)                                                43,901
10. Septicemia                                                                                                                             34,136
11. Intentional self-harm (suicide)                                                                                                 32,637
12. Chronic liver disease and cirrhosis                                                                                         27,530
13. Essential (primary) hypertension and hypertensive renal                                                       24,902
disease (hypertension)
14. Parkinson’s disease                                                                                                                 19,544
15.Assault (homicide)                                                                                                                   18,124

We are not sure which category MRSA is in.
MRSA                                                                                                                                            19,000